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how often to take aspirin and prevent skin brusing

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Get that checked out: This sounds like a thrombosed (clotted) vein in your hand. The Aspirin may have helped to dissolve the clot. This could happen for several reasons. ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
12 years experience Dermatology
Aspirin unnecessary: Taking Aspirin is unnecessary for simple contusions.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This should be discussed with your pcp. You may have risks that place your at high risk and need for asa or you may have other risks that would precl ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
60 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The benefits will far outweigh the risks, provided you dont have stomach ulcers and/or kidney disease.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Calhoun
Specializes in Dermatology
Creams, ointments: Broken or fissured skin on the hands are best treated with creams not lotions. Eucerin cream is good. Aquaphor is another good one. Best to apply a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera will sooth the burn, you can also take an anti-inflammatory. The skin will likely peel as it was already damaged. Prevention is the key, bur ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Moisture: Preventing a sunburn is a lot easier than curing one. Sunscreen or shade can prevent them. To cure or reduce it, add lots of moisture and clean gent ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Eczema: generally eczema is caused by food allergies or contact allergies with a strong family allergy history besides treating try to find out which of these ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Adequate levels of vitamin d may help some. Take d3 not d2. Also vitamin c, and consider topical liposomal glutathione.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Cold weather: This first part answer is yes, second one also yes. Cold causes vasoconstriction resulting in decreased blood flow to skin, this is why the skin dries ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Every two hours: You should take a break every two hours or more often. Drink enough water so that you urine is watery and you need to pee in about two hours.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
May help: It is possible that probiotics may help with these conditions. Also make sure that your thyroid is working normally. Your doctor can check this with a ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Migraine can be bad: Some people do get severe, frequent, prolonged, thus disabling migraines. It sounds you suffer this ailment. Topamax is good but does not work for eve ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Doxycycline skin SE: This medicine can cause a photosensitivity that occurs in up to 1/3 of patients who take this drug. That's because the molecule absorbs ultraviolet ra ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Check with your dr a: Check with your doctor about alternatives for reducing bleeding in skin. Vitamin k is a good source for reversal of Coumadin (warfarin) levels.
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
You : You can avoid blood thinner medications and supplements from 10 days before your procedure to help with avoiding bruising. Some patients also find tha ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Houng
19 years experience Critical Care
Depends: If the wound base is pink and reddish, then probably 1-2 weeks. If the wound base is white, then the abrasion might be deeper, 2-3 weeks. You can wa ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Med for dry skin: The best thing for your skin is to drink lots of water. Externally using a retinol based compound will keep it healthy. Supplement wise i prefer imed ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Blood clots rapidly: when not flowing adjacent to endothelial lining which constantly suppresses both platelets & the 12 clotting proteins (which operate as a chain re ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheri Yasuna
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Tattoo aftercare: Wash gently with a mild,unscented, antibacterial soap 2-3 times a day, and gently pat dry with a clean towel. Rub a thin layer of Aquaphor over the ta ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Stretch marks: Please set up an appointment with a skin specialist. The cause will be discussed by the doctor and recommendations for management and control of your ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: As far as I can tell from a search it does not make skin thicker or shrink the pores
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Antiperspirant&Botox: If regular antiperspirants don't work. Botox injection properly done can greatly reduce excessive sweating under arm pits. Please see a dermatologist ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Something that works: Despite all the pretty pictures and talk, "natural remedies" for acne will disappoint you (for acne and almost everything else), though biotin has som ... Read More

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